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Romanian injured in UK parliament terror attack dies

Andreea Cristea, who fell into the River Thames during the March 22 terror attack outside the British parliament, has died in hospital.

Thousands of Romanians form EU flag at anti-government rally

Thousands of Romanians form EU flag at anti-government rally

Transparency International ranks Romania among the EU’s most corrupt states and Brussels keeps its justice system under special monitoring.
 

Green light for Romania corruption referendum

Green light for Romania corruption referendum

The proposal was put forward by centre-right President Klaus Iohannis, a fierce critic of the left-wing government. 

Thousands continue protests against government in Romania

Thousands continue protests against government in Romania

The cabinet of Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu enraged voters when it quietly approved an emergency decree that would have decriminalized several graft offenses.

Giant flying reptile terrorised dinosaurs in ancient Romania

Giant flying reptile terrorised dinosaurs in ancient Romania

Palaeontologists examined the creature's unusual gigantic neck vertebra fossils and believe it was a formidable carnivore of Cretaceous-age Transylvania.

Romania scraps corruption decree, protesters keep up pressure

Romania scrapped on Sunday a contentious corruption decree in a climbdown after the biggest mass demonstrations since 1989, but protesters kept up pressure by taking to the streets for a sixth straight day.

Romania protests keep pressure on govt 'thieves'

Romanians braced for a sixth day of protests on Sunday, seeking to maintain pressure on the government despite its climbdown over contentious corruption legislation that sparked the biggest protests since 1989.

European Union voices 'great concern' over Romania corruption

European Union voices 'great concern' over Romania corruption

The European Union voiced concern on Wednesday at events in Romania, warning it must not backtrack on the fight against corruption after thousands protested in Bucharest against a government emergency decree slashing penalties for abuses.

Thousands protest as Romania relaxes corruption law

Thousands of Romanians took to the streets after the government issued a controversial emergency decree reducing the penalties for corruption in a move which will allow several politicians to avoid criminal prosecution.

Romania president names new prime minister: Official

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Friday named social-democrat Sorin Grindeanu as the nation`s new prime minister, bringing to a close weeks of uncertainty since the left won a parliamentary vote on December 11.

Earthquake rattles Bucharest

An earthquake hit eastern Romania early today, shaking the capital Bucharest, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Romania`s first female, Muslim PM rejected

Romania`s president sparked fresh political turmoil Tuesday after blocking a proposal by the leftist party that won elections this month to appoint the EU country`s first female and first Muslim prime minister.

Romanian president rejects Left's PM candidate

Romania's president today rejected the left-wing Social Democrats' candidate for prime minister, Sevil Shhaideh, who would have been the EU's country first female and Muslim premier.

Romania President insists won`t appoint convicted PM Victor Ponta

Romania President insists won`t appoint convicted PM Victor Ponta

The new government will be sworn in at the earliest on December 19.

Amid concerns over corruption, Romanians begin vote for re-election in bicameral Parliament

Amid concerns over corruption, Romanians begin vote for re-election in bicameral Parliament

Romania's biggest party, the Social Democratic Party, is expected to come first and will likely try to form a majority with smaller parties.

Bulgaria launches long-delayed gas link to Romania

Bulgaria and Romania launched on Friday a long-delayed interconnector to link their gas transmission networks and diversify resources during possible cuts of Russian gas deliveries via Ukraine.

Indo-Canadian siblings to spend night in Dracula's castle

Indo-Canadian siblings, Tami and Robin Varma are set to spend a night at the infamous Bran Castle in Transylvania, Romania where Vlad the Impaler, the brutal prince who likely inspired Bram Stoker`s Dracula novel is believed to have stayed.

5.3 magnitude quake rattles Romania, no injuries

Romania is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in Europe, with its Vrancea region lying at the intersection of three tectonic plates.
 

2,000 protest in Romania over minister's immunity

The protesters briefly blocked traffic late Thursday in front of the upper house of parliament, waving placards bearing slogans such as "Corruption kills" and "Shame on You".

Romanian caught in Mumbai for ATM fraud being taken to Kerala

The gang had placed an electronic equipment in a SBI kiosk, which enabled them to get the details of card holders who withdrew money from the ATM.